Just Sam was declared winner of 2020 American Idol season 18 on Sunday night (May 17, 2020). The show began at 8PM ET on ABC Channel. The top seven contestants for the show were: Francisco Martin, Jonny West, Dillon James, Arthur Gunn, Julia Gargano, Louis Knight and Just Sam. So, now the question arises, what american idol winner get or what is the prize of winner.
American idol 2020 winner prize
American Idol winner Just Sam got a life changing opportunities and prize. According to The ABC, American Idol 2020 winner signs to Hollywood Records and receives cash prize worth $300,000. Similarly, they get opportunity to record their original tracks and use where ever they want. The winner is also invited to sing in different Disney related events, live shows and world tour.
Who won the American Idol 2020?
Just Sam won American Idol 2020. So, Just Sam is American Idol 2020. A month long journey is over and here we have the most deserving winner to the show.
Among the top 7, two contestants were eliminated in the first round. The remaining 5 contestants performed live during the show. Top 5 competed with each other singing two songs. Live vote during the live show on East cost determined the winner.
The show had an amazing performance with some great singers. Most surprisingly, we had the Taylor Swift city of lover concert aired. During the finale, Lauren Daigle performed the song “You Say” with Top 5 contestants. Similarly, top 11 contestants performed Aretha Franklin songs with singer Cynthia Erivo.
“One Margarita”, Bryan’s debut single wowed the audience. Likewise, Bryan, Perry, Richie, Laine, Lauren, Gabby and Kellie together sang the song ” We are the world”.
The judge and contestants appeared virtually from home due to the Covid- 19 Pandemic. Judges: Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie viewed and commented the show remotely participating from home. Also all the judges performed during the show.
Although the season 18 is over, the online audition for American Idol 2021 are already open.